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Stayton Real Estate Analysis

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Stayton is a city in Marion CountyOregonUnited States, located 12 miles (19 km) southeast of the state capitalSalem, on Oregon Route 22. It is south ofSublimity and east of Aumsville. Located on the North Santiam River, Stayton is a regional agricultural and light manufacturing center. The population was 6,816 at the 2000 census. The 2007 population estimate is 7,765.[3] It is part of the SalemMetropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Stayton was founded in 1872 by Drury Smith Stayton, who purchased the town site in 1866 and built a carding mill and sawmill on a watercourse of the North Santiam River. A ferry crossing of the Santiam River operated from 1876 until a bridge was constructed in 1888. By 1880, a laundry had been established by Kee Sing and Tom. The first newspaper, The Stayton Sun, was published in 1889 by T. H. McGill.[4][5]

The founder of Stayton, Drury Stayton, originally wanted to name the city after his daughter, Florence Stayton.[citation needed] After his petition was denied by the post office because another city in Oregon was named Florence, he chose Stayton and named a street after his daughter.[citation needed]

Seep Monkey-flower (Mimulus guttatus) is among the species protected in Kingston Prairie Preserve near Stayton.

Point of Interest

Local attractions include Pioneer Park with the Stayton-Jordan covered bridge. A copy of the Jordan Bridge that spanned Thomas Creek east of Scio, it was moved to the park in 1988. Destroyed by fire in 1994, it was rebuilt and painted white. It is used for social occasions such as weddings. Kingston Prairie Preserve, 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Stayton, protects a remnant of the native prairie that was once common in the central Willamette Valley.[6] Silver Falls State Park is northeast of Stayton; it is the largest state park in Oregon and a major tourist destination in the region, popular for its camping, and for its waterfalls.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), of which 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.47%) is water.

Demographics

Stayton-Jordan bridge in Pioneer Park

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,816 people, 2,519 households, and 1,851 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,525.3 people per square mile (974.7/km²). There were 2,654 housing units at an average density of 983.3 per square mile (379.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.95% White, 0.13% African American, 1.50% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.84% fromother races, and 2.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.18% of the population.

There were 2,519 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,004, and the median income for a family was $41,389. Males had a median income of $32,437 versus $24,067 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,740. About 11.5% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

Stayton Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Stayton

16084 Old Mehama Rd SE Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 16084 Old Mehama Rd SE, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 732144)
2 beds 1 bath 1,341 sqft $237,600
515 E Jefferson St Stayton, OR 97358
Photo of 515 E Jefferson St, Stayton, OR 97358 (MLS # 732127)
2 beds 1 bath 1,090 sqft $199,900
2089 Kindle Wy Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 2089 Kindle Wy, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 732072)
3 beds 2 baths 1,843 sqft $319,900
1475 N 4th Av Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 1475 N 4th Av, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 730793)
4 beds 3 baths 3,379 sqft $435,000
1033 Western Ct Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 1033 Western Ct, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 731230)
3 beds 3 baths 1,808 sqft $278,900
1020 Shaff Rd Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 1020 Shaff Rd, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 731031)
4 beds 2 baths 1,886 sqft $255,900
18076 North Santiam Hwy S Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 18076 North Santiam Hwy S, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 721018)
6 beds 5 baths 4,350 sqft $1,099,900
1513 Park (-1583) Ln Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 1513 Park (-1583) Ln, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 730485)
0 beds 0 baths $985,000
2411 Deer (Lot #18) Av Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 2411 Deer (Lot #18) Av, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 730126)
5 beds 3 baths 3,215 sqft $499,900
1010 Shaff Rd Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 1010 Shaff Rd, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 730037)
5 beds 2 baths 1,632 sqft $274,900
1973 Pacific Ct SE Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 1973 Pacific Ct SE, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 729588)
0 beds 0 baths $750,000
705 Rabbit Run St Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 705 Rabbit Run St, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 729017)
3 beds 3 baths 1,800 sqft $439,000
2198 Springbreeze Dr Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 2198 Springbreeze Dr, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 728902)
4 beds 3 baths 1,622 sqft $289,900
17874 Old Mehama Rd SE Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 17874 Old Mehama Rd SE, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 719356)
4 beds 1 bath 1,744 sqft $750,000
2139 Deer Av Stayton, OR 97383
Photo of 2139 Deer Av, Stayton, OR 97383 (MLS # 727948)
3 beds 2 baths 2,064 sqft $419,900

Stayton School Data

Stayton School Districts

North Santiam School District 29j
K-12

Stayton Schools

Stayton Elementary School
K-3, public
Stayton Middle School
4-8, public
Stayton High School
9-12, public
St Mary Catholic School
PK-8, private
Regis High School
9-12, private
Stayton Christian School
1-8, private

Posted on October 27, 2012 at 1:35 pm by Joni McClintock